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  • Mattel drops paper company linked to Indonesia deforestation

     
    Mattel responds to Greenpeace's Barbie-themed deforestation protest: Responding to a campaign by Greenpeace, toy giant Mattel, maker of the famed Barbie doll line, announced Wednesday that it will stop buying paper and packaging that the environmental...
  • Hewlett-Packard tops Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

     
    Hewlett-Packard Co. has claimed the No. 1 spot on the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics released Wednesday. The Palo Alto-based manufacturer of printers, computers and other consumer electronics scored 5.9 out of a possible 10 points on the 17th...
  • NOAA greenhouse gas index climbs

     
    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its Annual Greenhouse Gas Index (AGGI) numbers today, which measures the direct climate influence of a select set of greenhouse gases, and the news is not good. The numbers continue to...
  • Japan may ban sales of tainted rice from stricken-reactor area

     
    Japan's central government warned Thursday that it might soon ban shipments of contaminated rice from a farm area affected by the March accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. A test Wednesday detected excessive levels of the poisonous...
  • Greenhouse gases, water vapor and you

     
    Several readers pointed out that water vapor is the biggest contributor to global warming, which was not mentioned in last week’s post about the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s release of its Annual Greenhouse Gas Index,...
  • Traces of radiation found in Japanese baby formula

     
    A Japanese baby food manufacturer has announced the recall of 400,000 cans of infant formula that reportedly contain traces of radioactive cesium connected to the nation's recent nuclear plant meltdown....
  • Japan: crucial stage reached in nuclear plant shutdown [Updated]

     
    Nuclear cold storage: Japan announces reaching a critical shut-down stage of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, but critics aren't convinced....
  • Red Cross aid hasn't reached Japan quake victims

    Red Cross aid hasn't reached Japan quake victims
    Japan's Red Cross has collected more than $1 billion in the first three weeks after the massive earthquake and tsunami but has yet to distribute any funds directly to victims, prompting Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano to urge Sunday that the process...
  • Japanese nuclear plant continues to leak radioactive water into ocean

    Japanese nuclear plant continues to leak radioactive water into ocean
    Radioactive water continued to seep into the sea Monday after a failed attempt to seal the leak at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant using an absorbent polymer, sawdust and shredded paper. Tokyo Electric Power Co. officials think the leak has...
  • Smokestack protesters come down, arrested

    Smokestack protesters come down, arrested
    Amid heavy rain, eight Greenpeace anti-pollution protesters this morning came down from the smokestack of a Pilsen coal-fired plant and were promptly arrested by Chicago police.  "It's a combination of bad weather and feeling we've got the message out,"...
  • Greenpeace activists charged with felonies

    Greenpeace activists charged with felonies
    The eight Greenpeace anti-pollution protesters who were arrested Wednesday after climbing down from the smokestack of a Pilsen coal-fired plant were charged this morning with felony criminal damage to property. The three women and five men were also...